Rubixanthin (E161d) – Overview, Uses, Side Effects & More

Additive Summary Rubixanthin (E161d)
Essence Rubixanthin or E161d is a Carotenoid (of the Xanthophyll group) used in food mainly for the purpose of yellow (natural) coloring.
Names CI 75135, CAS 3763-55-1, Rubixanthine, Natural Yellow 27, E161d, Rubixanthin, and others.
Sourcing  Commercially, it is typically derived from Rosa species, like Rose Hips.
Manufacturing Unknown.
Application Coloring (most commonly yellow but shades of orange and red may also be possible, water-insoluble).
Acceptable Daily Intake It’s recommended in amounts up to 5 milligrams for every kilogram of body weight.
Side Effects It has no known side effects. It is currently not approved in the European Union and the United States.
Benefits As a Carotenoid, Rubixanthin can offer powerful antioxidant benefits. But other than that, there isn’t much known.
Studies Less than 20 studies on Pubmed. Less than 5 studies on safety.
Allergens None.
Diet Restrictions None.
Health Knight Assessment
Potentially Harmless. | Category 2 Additive.
Products The additive is not very common with supplements. It isn’t very common with processed foods either but when used, done so most likely in sweets and candy.

Rubixanthin (E161d) Side Effects Are UnlikelyPretty Much Any Sweet Can Have This Dye

This Is Another Form Of CandyHard Candy Can Have The Natural Yellow 27 Too

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